Login Failure Error Accessing Server Shares

Recently working on a File/Print server (that was also a backup DC) and began to receieve the following error from client PC’s trying to access it – Login Failure: the target account name is incorrect Most google posts seem to refer to checking DNS/WINS settings although in this case everything was fine. I could access […]

SQL Server Update KB948119 Service Pack 4 fails to install

If like me you’re trying to install the SQL Service Pack 4 (KB948119) via Microsoft Update and it fails (without any obvious error) then here’s a possible fix. I’ve found one reason may be if the MSSQL$SBSMONITORING service isn’t running – at least this was the case for me when it failed on various Windows Small Business […]

File Replication Service error Event ID 13508

Having set up a Server 2003 Domain Controller in a remote site we found the following error whilst trying to replicate between the two locations, Active Directory and DNS seemed to replicate correctly however the Sysvol folder remained empty, the error is below: Event ID: 13508 Description: The File Replication Service is having trouble enabling […]